The Power Sector’s Most Crucial COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 12:20:55 +0000

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The latest version of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council’s (ESCC’s) resource guide to assess and mitigate COVID-19 suggests the U.S. power sector continues to grapple with key concerns involving control center continuity, power plant continuity, access to restricted and quarantined areas, mutual assistance, and supply chain challenges. In its fifth and sixth versions of the […]

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Electrification: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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Electrification has been a much-touted driver for the global energy transition toward decarbonization. But though an all-electric future could have vast implications for the power and gas sectors, achieving it

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Power Sector Resources for Coronavirus Pandemic Response

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:13:04 +0000

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As part of POWER magazine’s in-depth coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, its editors are curating a list of resources that may provide actionable information helpful to anyone involved in the world’s vast bulk power systems. Please write to editor@powermag.com if you know of additional resources that should be added to this page. General U.S. Industry […]

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15 Digitalization Game Changers in Power, Chemical Processing

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:09:24 +0000

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Each year, the Connected Plant Conference, presented by POWER and Chemical Engineering, recognizes people who are in the front line of implementing digital technologies in the power and chemical process industries. This year, we congratulate the following winners of the “Game Changer” awards, who will be honored at the Connected Plant Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, […]

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Why the 2010s Were a Definitive Decade for Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 04:03:12 +0000

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Every one of the 13 decades that POWER magazine has been in print has been definitive for electric generation technology, policy, and business in some significant way, but few have been as transformative as the 2010s. The decade opened just as the global economy began to crawl toward recovery from a historically unprecedented downturn that […]

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GE Unveils New H-Class Gas Turbine—and Already Has a First Order

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 13:29:24 +0000

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GE on Oct. 1 unveiled the 7HA.03, the newest model in its 2014-launched high efficiency air-cooled (HA) gas turbine line. On Oct. 2, it also announced that Florida Power and Light’s (FPL’s) Dania Beach Clean Energy Center will be the first to showcase two of the “world’s largest, most efficient, and flexible gas turbines” for the 60-Hz […]

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Test Your Knowledge: Arm Yourself- A Bulwark FR Quiz

Credit to Author: Sarah Garwood| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 02:40:53 +0000

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Create your own user feedback survey   To take more quizzes, go to the Test Your Knowledge archive page.

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How Net Generation Has Changed in States with Renewable Portfolio Standards

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 12:48:26 +0000

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As of August 2019, 29 U.S. states and the District of Columbia had renewable portfolio standards (RPSs), and eight others had non-binding renewable portfolio goals. Three states also had clean energy standards, which set targets for low-carbon non-renewables, like nuclear, and two had clean energy goals. Our monthly infographic in September 2019 shows how shares for each […]

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THE BIG PICTURE: A Spotlight on Oil-Fired Power

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 04:00:45 +0000

Discussions about fossil-fueled power capacity are typically centered on coal and natural gas. The former is seeing a marked decline amid climate concerns, and the latter is seeing unprecedented growth, owing to relatively low prices. Seemingly forgotten, but still a major source of power, are plants fired with petroleum liquids. In 2017, according to the […]

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Healy 2: The Story of a Coal Unit’s Remarkable Resiliency

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Coal is the reason that Healy, Alaska, exists. To ensure low-cost power and reliability to interior Alaska—a remote place that is bereft of gas and has little sun—and sustain regional employment, Golden

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